The final numbers on fatal accidents from the Labor Day holiday weekend are not available yet. But according to the Michigan State Police, preliminary reports indicate 6 people lost their lives in Michigan in 6 separate traffic crashes during the long weekend.
One of the 6 victims was known to have used restraints. And alcohol was a known factor in 1 of the 6 fatal crashes. By comparison, 12 people died in traffic crashes on labor day weekend last year
The State Police considers Labor Day weekend to run from 6 pm last Friday through midnight Monday night.